Bolitoglossa hartwegi Wake and Brame, 1969

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bolitoglossa > Species: Bolitoglossa hartwegi

Bolitoglossa hartwegi Wake and Brame, 1969, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 175: 10. Holotype: UMMZ 121557, by original designation. Type locality: "4.5 mi. W San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, . . . at about 2134 m (7000 feet) elevation".

Bolitoglossa (Mayamandra) hartwegiParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 337.

English Names

Hartweg's Mushroomtongue Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 10; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 29).

Hartweg's Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 29).

Distribution

Mountainous regions of north-central Chiapas, Mexico, and adjacent Guatemala in the Sierra de Cuchumatanes, 1000–2290 m elevation.

Comment

Formerly in the Bolitoglossa veracrucis group which is now the subgenus Mayamadra according to Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 337. See discussion by Elias, 1984, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 348: 1-20. See account by Parra-Olea and García-París, 1998, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 641: 1-2. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 316, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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